- Advertisement -
Home Professional Development

Professional Development

CPD aims to ensure that, post-graduation, healthcare workers have the capacity to practice safely, effectively, and competently to meet changing societal healthcare needs–advances in medicine, revised scopes of practice (task sharing), and emerging health conditions.

For the first time in Tanzania, graduates of medicine and dentistry who are being posted for a one year internship programme at various hospitals across the country, will have to sit for post-internship examinations before qualifying for full registration. The...
It's 8pm and Mr. Anon is wheeled into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a private hospital in Dar es-Salaam. He is unconscious, and isn’t breathing well. The nurse on duty – Sister Emous, receives Anon and connects him to...
For the first time, doctors at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in collaboration with foreign experts, have successfully performed kidney transplant surgery. The Hospital’s Senior Public Relations Officer, Mr Aminiel Algaesha has informed the media that the Minister of Health, Community...
Four years ago when I was at St Kizito Hospital in Mikumi, Morogoro Region, I coordinated outreach screening services for hypertension, diabetes, breast, and cervical cancer as part of creating and raising community awareness on Non-communicable Diseases in the...
The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board selected by vote the following 3 candidates to be presented to World Health Assembly as nominees for the post of Director-General of WHO. Get to hear them speak about themselves here: David Nabarro Watch Dr...
There is a growing thirst for health information among the public in Tanzania. This seems to have jolted health professionals into action, creating platforms that provide the info in various ways. Medical students too, have not been left out in...
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) on Friday May 25 awarded Sh399, 470,000 in funding to a team of researchers in medicinal chemistry, led by Professor Eliangiringa Kaale from the School of Pharmacy at Muhimbili University of Health...
President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Professor Tumaini Joseph Nagu, a specialist in internal medicine, to be the Chief Medical Officer. Prof Nagu’s appointment is effective since October 19, said a statement released by Statehouse on Saturday October 22. As Chief...
A Tanzanian medical researcher and innovator, Dr. Lwidiko Edward Mhamilawa, has been recognized by the United Kingdom government for work he has done in grooming young scientists in his country. The medic has been announced as the Commonwealth Point of...
Fifteen years after it was hived off from the University of Dar es Salaam—where it was a constituent college—now the full-fledged varsity, the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), is rated higher in world university rankings compared...